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Tax Modernization

Learn why the Utah State Legislature is working on tax modernization and how it may affect you and the services you buy.The ProblemWith the rise of the service economy and the dramatic growth of e-commerce, we have outgrown a tax system that was designed for a...

Medicaid Coverage For All

MEDICAID EXPANSIONIn February of 2019, lawmakers voted to expand Medicaid coverage to all Utahns. The carefully crafted solution balances the principles of compassion and concern for those in need with the principles of responsibility and prudence. SB 96, 4th...

Victim Targeting Bill Signing

Media AdvisoryFor Immediate ReleaseApril 2, 2019 Contact: Anna Lehnardt Public Information Officer801.618.7552 | alehnardt@utah.gov Gov. Gary R. Herbert to Sign S.B. 103, Victim Targeting Penalty Enhancements What: Gov. Herbert, Senator Stuart Adams, Speaker Brad...

Ash Wednesday Incident

MEDIA ADVISORY March 11, 2019 Contact:Aundrea PetersonDirector of CommunicationsUtah Senate 801-791-3365 | aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov Valley View Elementary School Teacher Clarifies Misunderstanding on Ash Wednesday Incident What: Valley View Elementary School...

Daylight Saving Time

Press Release For Immediate Release March 9, 2019 Contact: Representative Marsha JudkinsUtah House of Representatives District 61801-669-6962 | mjudkins@le.utah.gov Joint Resolution Regarding Daylight Saving Time SALT LAKE CITY, UT (3/9/19) – On Monday, March 11 at...

Expungement Changes

For Immediate Release February 25, 2019 Contact: Bryan Grigg Utah House of Representatives(385) 479-0835 | bgrigg@le.utah.gov Representative Barlow Sponsors HB 212, Expungement Changes SALT LAKE CITY (2/25/19) – Representative Stewart Barlow is sponsoring HB 212,...

Revised Revenue Numbers

For Immediate Release February 22, 2019 Contacts: Anna LehnardtPublic Information Officer| Governor’s Office 801-618-7552 | alehnardt@utah.gov Aundrea PetersonDirector of Communications| Utah Senate 801-791-3365 | aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov Matt LustyDeputy Chief of...

Lifesaving Teen Recognized

MEDIA ADVISORY February 21, 2019 Contacts:Aundrea Peterson Director of CommunicationsUtah Senate 801-791-3365 | aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov Tracey Harty Communications SpecialistUtah Senate Minority Caucus801-953-5678 | tharty@le.utah.gov   Senate Minority Whip...

Clean Air Appropriations

MEDIA ADVISORY February 19, 2019 Contact:  Ross Chambless, Communications SpecialistUtah House Democratic Caucus(385) 228-5483 | rosschambless@le.utah.gov  Harry Hansen, Communications SpecialistHouse Majority Caucus(801) 538-1029 | harry@le.utah.gov Tracey HartyUtah...